Eric Horng
Eric Horng joined ABC 7 Chicago, the city's top-rated news station, as general assignment reporter in August 2010. He has been an integral part of Eyewitness News coverage of numerous stories, including the historic 2011 Chicago blizzard, the November 2013 tornado that devastated Washington, IL., the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup playoff run, and the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship. In 2015, Horng was part of ABC 7's Emmy Award-winning coverage of two major stories: the death of Fox Lake police lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz and the release of video of the police-involved shooting of Laquan McDonald.

Horng came to ABC 7 Chicago with a wealth of experience and an outstanding reputation as an ABC News correspondent for "World News," "Nightline," and "Good Morning America," and was also a regular fill-in anchor for early morning programs "World News Now" and "America This Morning."

During his time with ABC News, Horng covered numerous major stories including the 2008 Northern Illinois University shooting, 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse, Terri Schiavo legal battle in Florida and the Michael Jackson criminal trial in California. In 2005, Horng filed live reports from Louisiana during and after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. On election night in 2008, he filed reports from Chicago's Grant Park, the site of President Obama's victory speech.

Before joining ABC News in 2003, Horng was a correspondent for CNN. He was based in Atlanta from 1998 to 2000 and Los Angeles from 2000 to 2003. At CNN, he reported on several high-profile stories, including the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case, the Shuttle Columbia disaster, the Elian Gonzalez custody fight and the Academy Awards.

Horng was born in Chicago and raised in suburban Darien and Northbrook. He is an honors graduate of Glenbrook North High School and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Bronze Tablet honors which recognize the top three-percent of college graduating classes. Horng is an avid Chicago sports fan.

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Man charged with murder after 2 boys stabbed, 1 fatally, at park in Chicago Heights
"He had such a bright future," the victim's sister said. A man allegedly stabbed David Sanchez in front of his own children.
Murder charges filed in Chicago shooting that killed father buying lottery ticket for wife
Murder charges have been filed in a shooting that killed an innocent bystander who had stopped to buy his wife a lottery ticket at a corner store Monday.
Chicago weather: Multiple tornado touchdowns, damage reported in Sugar Grove, Aurora
A line of strong storms prompted multiple tornado warnings and a widespread tornado watch across the Chicago area on Tuesday. Several touchdowns were reported.
19-year-old woman killed in Pottawattomie Park shooting ID'd; sister among 3 others wounded
Keyonce Gladney, 19, was killed in a shooting at Pottawattomie Park on Sunday. Her sister, Keilaysia Gladney, was among three wounded. She spoke with ABC7 on Sunday.
Suburban father of 4 killed while working security in shooting inside Austin Family Dollar
A suburban father of four who worked as a security guard at a West Side dollar store was shot and killed inside the store Friday.
Indiana environmental department holds meeting to hear public concerns over Whiting BP oil refinery
The meeting comes after a Feb. 1 power outage at the oil refinery, which led to an evacuation and increased flaring of smokestacks to burn off excess product.
Pregnant woman ID'd as victim found fatally shot in Chatham alley, medical examiner, family says
Relatives of a woman who was found dead Sunday morning in an alley on the city's South Side told ABC7 she was six-months pregnant.
Chicago shooting: 2 children chased by sedan, shot inside vehicle in South Shore, police say
Two children were chased by a sedan and shot inside their vehicle on the city's South Side on Monday afternoon, Chicago police said. Hours later, two people were arrested in a SWAT standoff near where the boys were found wounded.
White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf meets with state lawmakers in Springfield on new stadium funding
White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was in Springfield Tuesday, where he is asking state leaders to fund a new ballpark.
Henry Pratt shooting memorialized in Aurora 5 years after 5 were killed
West suburban Aurora marks five years since the mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Company Thursday.